News & Events

April 18, 2019 — News

Bargaining Update

Bargaining updates for Envoy Air, Frontier Communications, AT&T Midwest, AT&T Legacy T and AT&T Southeast.

April 18, 2019 — News

Organizing Update

Editorial staff of Quartz, a news outlet that covers technology, geopolitics, work, and culture, announced this week that an overwhelming majority of eligible staff have signed on to join the NewsGuild of New York/CWA Local 31003.

April 18, 2019 — News

Workers Highlight Harmful Effects of Outsourcing and Union Busting

On Saturday, outsourced workers from across Ohio gathered in Akron to testify at a field hearing about corporate job outsourcing and union busting co-sponsored by Cleveland Jobs With Justice and the Ohio Poor People’s Campaign with support from CWA and other unions and community groups.

April 18, 2019 — News

CWAers Pressure State Legislators to Protect Call Center Jobs

CWAers across the country are making progress on passing legislation to protect call center jobs from offshoring!

April 18, 2019 — News

CWAers Defeat Attempt to Weaken Colorado Public Utilities Commission

This week, CWAers, along with other unions and allies, successfully beat back an attempt by state legislators to split the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) and diminish its authority.

April 18, 2019 — News

60,000 Urge FCC to Reject T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

CWAers, along with several other public interest groups, delivered a petition to the FCC on Tuesday with more than 60,000 signatures opposing the potential T-Mobile/Sprint merger, saying that the merger would lead to lost jobs, higher prices for consumers, and less competition.

April 18, 2019 — News

The Next Generation of CWA Leaders

This month, five CWA Next Generation Lead Activists led a Reversing Runaway Inequality training at the CWA national headquarters.

April 18, 2019 — News

NewsGuild-CWA and Teamsters Call on Gannett Shareholders to Reject Hedge Fund’s Takeover

The NewsGuild-CWA and Teamsters represent thousands of employees at Gannett and DFM.

April 11, 2019 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for the University of California and Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc. (RightStone).

April 11, 2019 — News

TSEU-CWA Members Lobby for Long-Overdue Raises for State Workers

Hundreds of Texas state workers, members of the Texas State Employees Union-CWA Local 6186, gathered in Austin on Wednesday for a huge lobby day to take a stand for economic and social justice for state workers.

April 11, 2019 — News

New Jersey CWA Shop Stewards Hone Skills

More than 750 CWA Shop Stewards from locals across New Jersey gathered in Atlantic City at the end of March for the largest two-day state conference ever held for CWA Stewards in New Jersey.

April 11, 2019 — News

Building Worker Power in CWA District 3!

Across CWA District 3, CWA members are gaining valuable new skills to deploy in political and legislative fights to build worker power!

April 11, 2019 — News

CWA Supports Reinstating Glass-Steagall to Rein in Big Banks

This week, Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) introduced the Return to Prudent Banking Act of 2019.

April 10, 2019 — Press Release

CWA Statement on House Open Internet Vote

CWA believes that we need clear, enforceable rules to protect a free and open internet.

April 4, 2019 — News

Presidential Candidates Field Questions from CWA Members on How to Fix Our Democracy

CWA members from across the country this week attended the We the People membership summit of progressive organizations focusing on strategies to fight back against attacks on our democracy.

April 4, 2019 — News

Organizing Update

Organizing workers from Wirecutter and Aclara.

April 4, 2019 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Air Wisconsin.

April 4, 2019 — News

Fighting for Workers in CWA District 7

At the CWA District 7 Conference this week in Minneapolis, Minn., CWA President Chris Shelton rallied CWA members to organize to build worker power!

April 4, 2019 — News

CWA Secures Settlement with GDIT on Union Busting Charges

CWA has agreed to settle its charges that GDIT engaged in unlawful union-busting activity at call centers handling Medicare and Federal ACA Marketplace inquiries.

April 4, 2019 — News

Journalists Fight for Equal Pay in Newsrooms

On Equal Pay Day, NewsGuild-CWA members stood up for equal pay by posting on social media, putting up table tents, and talking with their colleagues about how unions can address pay discrimination directly.

April 4, 2019 — News

CWA Members Urge Lawmakers to Protect Georgia Call Center Jobs

CWA members in Georgia met with lawmakers last week at the state capitol and urged them to support S.B. 231, a CWA-supported bill to protect Georgia call center jobs.

April 4, 2019 — News

CWA Local 7777 Members Push for Higher Standards for Colorado Students

Last week, CWA Local 7777 member Sandra Parker Murray presented testimony in support of H.B. 1249 (Safety and Accountability in School Contracting) at a Colorado House Education Committee hearing.

March 28, 2019 — News

Congress Probes AT&T's Broken Promises on Jobs

When the Republican corporate tax cut bill was being debated, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson was happy to make big promises to the American people that if it passed, AT&T would create thousands of new jobs.

March 28, 2019 — News

CWA Member Urges Senators to Act to Rein in Corporate Stock Buybacks

Since the passage of the Republican corporate tax cut bill, companies like AT&T have failed to raise wages for their employees, and have instead funneled their massive profits from the tax bill into stock buybacks that only benefit executives and large shareholders.